10.16.3132 INTERAGENCY COORDINATION FOR PART C, IDEA
(1) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall develop and implement interagency agreements with the Department of Public Health and Human Services for the purpose of coordinating on transition matters between Part C and Part B of IDEA.
(2) The agreement shall include policies and procedures relating to a smooth and effective transition for those children participating in the early intervention program under Part C of IDEA who will participate in preschool programs assisted under Part B of IDEA, including:
(a) determining financial responsibilities of agencies;
(b) identifying responsibilities for performing evaluations;
(c) developing and implementing educational programs;
(d) coordinating communication between agencies;
(e) participating in transition planning conferences; and
(f) ensuring an individualized education program has been developed and implemented by the student's third birthday.
History: 20-7-402, MCA; IMP, 20-7-403, MCA; NEW, 1993 MAR p. 1913, Eff. 8/13/93; AMD & TRANS, 2000 MAR p. 1048, Eff. 7/1/00; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 678, Eff. 5/25/07.